Show #5114 - Thursday, November 30, 2006


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Lynne Sherwin, a features editor from Akron, Ohio

Ruth Comer, an executive director from Chariton, Iowa

Ryan Friedman, a GIS planner from Londonderry, New Hampshire (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Also known for his TV work, he's seen here as Mark Antony in 1953's "Serpent of the Nile"
    $200 16
John Adams had to settle for this opponent as his veep in 1796 because the 12th Amendment hadn't been passed yet
    $200 1
It can be Chesapeake Bay, Golden or Labrador
    $200 9
In 1984 the shuttle Discovery dramatically captured 2 of these in space & brought them back to Earth
    $200 20
In "The Magician's Nephew" in this C.S. Lewis series, Polly is tricked into touching rings made from Atlantis' dust
    $400 7
In a 2005 release Will Smith as this "date doctor" helped out the romantically helpless Kevin James
    $400 17
He put many of his Republican rivals for the Pres. nomination in his cabinet, including Salmon Chase & William Seward
    $400 2
Peggy Lee could tell you it's also known as pyrexia (take 2 aspirin & call me in the morning)
    $400 10
Discovery is named for 2 ships, one sailed by Henry Hudson & one sailed by this man when he discovered Hawaii
    $600 8
Meg Tilly is seen here in her award-winning performance in this film
    $600 18
In 1976 Ford won primaries in Ohio, Oregon & Florida; this challenger won Texas, Indiana &, of course, California
    $600 3
Pitcher Goose Gossage was famous as one of these
    $600 13
In 2005 a crucial part of Discovery's mission was to deliver supplies here
    $800 11
Columbia made the original Segal-Fonda version of this couple caper & the Carrey-Leoni remake
    $800 19
Born in Athens, she's written for "Politically Incorrect" & was 5th in California's '03 gubernatorial recall election
    $800 4
Adroit, shrewd adjective
    $800 14
From 1979 to 1983 the assembly of the shuttle Discovery took place at this Palmdale, Calif. military facility
    $800 23
You can take one of these vessels to view the submarine gardens; it was also a Doris Day movie
    $1000 12
Here comes Claude Rains as this heavenly being trying to fix a mistake
    $1000 21
In 1832 Andrew Jackson, a member of this society, was challenged by William Wirt, who was "anti" it
    $1000 5
This Pulitzer winner's "Oh What A Paradise It Seems" was published in 1982, the same year he died
    $1000 15
After assembly, Discovery was delivered to Kennedy Space Center on the back of one of these jets
    $1000 22
Nassau's main hospital is named for this royal sister, seen here in the islands in 1955

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ryan Ruth Lynne
$1,600 -$1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Ruth Lynne
$600 -$1,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...There's a connection!)
(Alex: The correct response will be words with "Y" as the only vowel.)
    $400 1
Of 14, 24 or 34, Mozart's age when he commissioned his first opera, "Mitridate Re di Ponto", premiered in 1770
    $400 17
Born the same year as Brian Jones, this Brian wrote "Help Me, Rhonda"
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the monkey house.) For extra resonance, howler monkeys have an enlarged structure at the top of this, also known as the trachea
    $400 2
His reign from 1978 to 2005 was one of the longest in history
    $400 6
His museum in Dearborn, Michigan was once known as "Henry's Attic"
    $400 30
    $800 4
A toast to Mozart's "Don Giovanni", which features an aria nicknamed for this bubbly beverage
    $800 18
Not Watts but this Charlie started the Bebop Revolution with his alto sax playing
    $800 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays with a kitten.)
It's the two-word term for these animals that reflects their natural cold habitat in the mountains of Asia
    $800 3
Beloved Pope from 1958 to 1963
    $800 8
The Paris museum devoted to this cubist has 200 of his paintings & many pieces from his personal art collection
    $800 27
A gift to Jesus when he was a child, this resin is also "mingled" with his wine while he's on the cross in Mark 15
    $1200 5
Appropriately, this Roman goddess oversees the love life of her grandson in Mozart's opera "Ascanio in Alba"
    $1200 19
Mick Jagger formed the Stones in 1962; this Mick, a drummer, formed his band in '67
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the shark tank.) Unlike most other fish, sharks don't have bones; their skeleton is made up of this tough, flexible tissue.
    $1200 7
Sadly, his only papal date is 1978
    $1200 9
You can see Sue, the largest, most complete & best-preserved T. Rex at this Chicago Museum of National History
    $1200 26
A people got this name, now also used for a type of taxicab, from the mistaken belief that they came from Egypt
    $1600 11
Ilia, the daughter of King Priam, is a captive princess in "Idomeneo", set just after this war
    $1600 20
On vocals, this Bill (not Wyman) is credited with inventing bluegrass music
    $1600 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the penguin habitat.)
The smallest of all penguins, the little blue is the only one native to this continent where it is sometimes called the fairy penguin
    $1600 14
His 19-year tenure included the troubled World War II years
    $1600 10
The Turner Prize, named for British painter J.M.W., was founded by a group trying to buy art for this London gallery
    $1600 24
An appointed to meet made by lovers
    DD: $600 16
This 1791 work is considered the greatest example in music history of the Zauberoper, or "magic opera"
    $2000 21
This Keith's role in the film "Nashville" led to a couple of '70s solo albums
    $2000 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports.)
Inside zoos, the aim is to increase the population; outside the zoos, the declining number of orangutans are found only on these two Indonesian islands
    DD: $100 15
Check the calendar for the 13th pope with this name, who served from 1572 to 1585
    $2000 12
The museum devoted to this Belgian painter is in the Brussels house where he lived & worked for 24 years
    $2000 25
Originally a Greek unit of length, Homer used this word to describe a race of small folk dwelling in a
southern land

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Ruth Lynne
$10,500 $3,000 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He is based partly on a philologist who wrote "A History of English Sounds" & "A Handbook of Phonetics"

Final scores:

Ryan Ruth Lynne
$14,999 $4,500 $22,301
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,301

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan Ruth Lynne
$13,800 $3,000 $11,800
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
3 W
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2006-09-20
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